Jan 29, 2014

ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 Windows 7 Driver

There is no officiate support for Radeon 9000 for windows 7 from AMD site, and of course it mean they discontinue support for this old card. Most of the advance user prefer using mobility modder which can be found on driverheaven.net, it involve modding which changing several code in the inf ID's section. There is another way to install it and it is easier than modding method.

This tutorial base on Dell Inspiron 600m and Dell Latitude D600 which use ATI Mobility Radeon 9000. This method simply explain how to install windows XP driver in windows 7 using compatibility mode for windows XP SP3.


1. First you need to download your original windows XP drivers , for this tutorial, dell uses R82040.exe.

ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
Version 8.03_15973C, A05, 22MB

2. After that, double click to extract the file. (You can also extract it using winrar/7z etc.)

3. By default it will extract to C:\dell\drivers\R82040. Click OK and until extraction finish.

4. Now go to C:\dell\drivers\R82040 folder. Right click on setup.exe and select properties.

5. Select compatibility tab then, check the box "run this program in compatibility mode for" select windows XP SP3 from the list. Apply and OK.

6. Now install and reboot after installation finish.

Additional Notes :
It is better to right click and select run as admin to install instead of double click the file.


  1. Thank you so much....couldn't have kept this old laptop without you

  2. is this really work?....n after i install it,aero on windows 7 will work?...n video will play smoothly and good or not?...thank you...

    1. hurmmn.....the driver that u suggested to me is working..but the aero doesn't working n it can't play movie/video that 480p

    2. then i search at google about driver for ati radeon 9000 windows7 driver ....n suddenly, i found (ati xddm driver dated 8/15/2006) n many people said it is working....but i confused about that....
      i want to ask u about that
      is it working on dell latitude d600???
      n i will give u a link to download n a forum about it

    3. http://www.drivermax.com/driver/update/DISPLAY/ATI-Technologies-Inc./RADEON-9250--Microsoft-Corporation---XDDM-/352688
      here is the link (to download it)

    4. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/ati-radeon-9000-graphics-card-has-no-driver-for/cb1d0a15-ad67-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5?page=2
      >here is the link to go to the forum
      *i hope that u could hope me,about it*

  3. actually HELP ME NOT HOPE ME

  4. Thanks a lot! This simples solution spare me a lot of hours! I have an old Toshiba laptop and thanks to you I could instal windows 7 on it with the grapic card working.